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EHRA Clinical Electrophysiology with emphasis on catheter ablation

Training fellowship programme

Invasive Electrophysiology and Ablation
Arrhythmias

Application process is now closed



Thanks to financial support from Industries, EHRA is proud to offer again this year a unique opportunity for individuals and centres.

Individuals

EHRA Training Fellowships are offered to give physicians the opportunity to gain specialised training in clinical electrophysiology (EP) in a regular ESC Member Country preferably outside their home country.

Physicians need to have completed their cardiology training but not yet obtained a consultant or equivalent permanent status.

This training fellowship aims at promoting the development of academic medicine in the field of clinical electrophysiology with emphasis on catheter ablation:

  • For physicians with more extensive experience in electrophysiology (EP): the one-year Training Fellowship will deal with advanced mapping diagnosis and ablation of complex substrates, amongst other topics.

Centres

A unique approach to the EHRA Training Fellowship is that the association is pleased to offer training centres the opportunity to apply and participate in the programme. Preference will be given to centres that already have an active fellowship programme and perform a minimum number of catheter ablations each year.

Application

The Training Fellowship Committee will review applications from both - individuals and centres - and provide the best suitable match to ensure a successful collaboration during the duration of the training fellowship.

All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of a regular ESC Member Country.

If you wonder whether you are a citizen or permanent resident of an ESC member country, please check here.

Only EHRA Members can apply

Prior to application, candidates & centres should read carefully the Rules and Regulations of the EHRA Training Fellowships programme. 

Application Process

First Step: Request your electronic application form

Please request your electronic application forms at EHRA@escardio.org
You will receive your application form within 15 days.

Important: Please provide your contact details (Names, Titles, Main Address with country, Telephone number) when requesting your application forms. Incomplete requests may prolong the whole process. 

Second Step: Fill in the application forms

The individual application forms have three parts:

  • PART A: Applicant's profile (to be filled in by the applicant)
  • PART B: must be filled in by the Head of department or supervisor
  • PART C: must be filled in by the Referee

Third step: Send back the application forms (filled in and signed)

The centre has to fill in the application form (only 1 part).

The applicant/centre must send back the first part to EHRA@escardio.org

Only for individual application:

The Head of department or supervisor must send back directly the second part to EHRA@escardio.org

The Referee must send back directly the third part to EHRA@escardio.org

NOTES

  1. The application form has three parts and is in electronic format (Word), and should be completed and submitted electronically (Word). Paper applications will not be accepted. PDF Documents are not accepted. All parts of the application should be returned by the closing date, by the responsible persons who have been requested to complete them, directly to the European Heart Rhythm Association electronically at EHRA@escardio.org.
  2. Applications will be submitted for consideration exactly as received by the office. Applicants are therefore urged not to submit incomplete forms and take the responsibility that they may be rejected.
  3. Applicants are asked to apply to one programme ONLY.
  4. Applications must conform to the accepted lay-out in the electronic forms and provide the necessary information as requested in the form. Please make a careful selection of your documentation

EHRA Training Fellowship grading process

  • Online grading tool is set and share with the EHRA Training Fellowship committee members
  • Each EHRA Training Fellowship committee members grade individually
  • An EHRA Training Fellowship committee meeting is organised to nominate the final winners, select the training centres and proceed with the matching.